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." >> you had nancy pelosi taking the position -- $1 million, not $250,000. john mccain has suggested make it $500,000. that is where the movement is going to come, with that number. >> is there a deal in the works behind closed doors that we don't know about? >> i don't think so. public posturing at this point. >> here is the difference since the election. the tea party is not as strong as it was. yes, the members who came back one at gerrymandered districts, but speaker boehner has more control of his caucus this time. >> mitt romney explains why president obama won the election. >> what the president is give them two things -- one, big gift on immigration with the dream act and the amnesty program. no. 2, he put in place obamacare, which basically is $10,000 a family. >> mitt romney explaining to his biggest donors why he lost the election. gov. bobby jindal, chris christie, they don't like that kind of talk. >> well, it is politically suicidal. every once in awhile in my reporterial life i think, you are an idiot -- maybe he misspoke and we were doing him a disservice. no, that is what
not so much pelosi, right? >> and then there's speculation, what happens to nancy pelosi? will she -- >> one of the rare democratic losers from the bay area in this election. she didn't regain the house. >> belva: hardest worker -- >> hard worker. >> >> belva: never gets to take home. also, three strikes was a surprise. >> yeah, i think that may have been something where people were looking, again, at the cost. but they weren't willing to go so far as to overturn the death penalty. it was also interesting on the genetically modified food, prop 37. a lot of money came in from big food companies to defeat that, but people in the bay area who were surprised, that was poorly worded and they didn't make a clear case that genetically modified food is dangerous to eat because that hasn't been made scientifically. >> belva: what happened with the ricky gill/mcnearney race? >> oh, that's right, we have to remember that district. mcnearney survived his election. ricky gill, the hope of the party, the 25-year-old, fizzled out as well along with the soda tox. he didn't rise to the occasion. >>
, minority leader nancy pelosi beamed as she presented the new faces adding to democratic ranks in the coming congress. given what awaits these new lawmakers in january, you might wonder why they want the job. it's still not clear whether a lame duck session of congress will navigate the expiring tax breaks and automatic spending cuts that make up the fiscal cliff. the president met privately with labor leaders to discuss options for the fiscal cliff. tomorrow, he will caucus with c.e.o.s from companies like wal-mart, g.e. and bank of america. it all leads up to friday when the president sits down with congressional leaders at the white house to begin the real negotiations, and both sides enter those talks claiming a mandate to protect the principals the voters endorsed at the ballot box. >> darren gersh is with us tonight from our washington, d.c. bureau, where a week after election day here. was there any progress made by the staffs of the political players during the campaign season? where do we stand? >> the staff is always looking at this as a giant chess game and trying to figure out ho
, and meeting with this people provides great theater for that public. >> didn't nancy pelosi say today they would have milestones along the way and that there might be miniature goals as we get to the end? >> yes. >> how do you see that playing out? >> well, i think that this, again -- gwen: is this part of the public? >> this is a sign they have to get this done. there is nobody right now on either side of the aisle who wants to see this happen. i think what you're seeing when harry reid, for instance, is standing there and practically promising that we're going to get a deal before december 31, he stood up there and said that today. they mean business. >> right. >> there are lots of pieces to this. i think what they agreed to today is divide into pieces. how do we deal with the end of the year problem on spending, what do we do about a longer term deficit thing. they're trying to set up a framework to get it done. gwen: the sequester is what they're going to talk about down the road? >> they're probably going to find a settlement for this year, whether they do $100 billion down payme
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